Rugby Union: Coach Jono Gibbes to leave Ulster at the end of the season

Last Updated March 02 2018, 11:00Rugby Union

It has been announced that Jono Gibbes will leave his post post as Ulster head coach at the end of the season.

Jono Gibbes will leave his post as Ulster head coach at the end of the season.

The Guinness PRO14 outfit announced on Friday that Gibbes would return to his native New Zealand.

"Being a long way from home for the last 10 years has made me prioritise things above my career and so I'll be returning at the end of this season for family reasons," he told the club's website.

"The decision to leave here is a difficult one professionally, because I support the team and the staff, and I am excited for what the future holds for them.

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